Friday, April 29/ Launch: Tweetup Day 2
8:00 a.m. – Badges will get you in Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39 press site
9:00 a.m. – Group picture beside the countdown clock
9:05 a.m. – Astronaut Ricky Arnold, STS-119 Discovery (March 15-28, 2009)
9:30 a.m. – Astronaut Leland Melvin, associate administrator for Education, NASA Headquarters, @Astro_Flow
10:00 a.m. – Daire McCabe, designer at LEGO
10:30 a.m. – Lt. Col. Patrick Barrett, 45th Weather Squadron, U.S. Air Force
~11:57 a.m. – Astronauts depart their crew quarters for Launch Pad 39A
~12:10 p.m. – Tweetup participants (assembled along the road across from the Launch Control Center) wave to the crew as they drive by in the astrovan on their way to the launch pad
~2:15 p.m. – STS-134 Closeout Crew member (Endeavour’s hatch is closed and latched for launch at ~1:42 p.m. EDT)
3:47 p.m. – Launch of space shuttle Endeavour on the STS-134 mission
~5:00 p.m. – Post-launch news conference on NASA TV